Janice Lovoos papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lovojani
Creators:
Lovoos, Janice
Dates:
1870-1991
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Writings from newspapers, periodicals, photographs, catalogs and books on art, relating to Lovoos' close involvement with California art and artists; photographs of family and other photographs; a 4 p. essay about Lovoos by Nancy Moure, and information on her son, documentary filmmaker Edmund Penney.
Scope and Contents
Family photographs include Lovoos' parents, ca. 1870s; family portraits in Montana, ca. 1910; Lovoos in Los Angeles, ca. 1920s; Chouinard School of Art students, ca. 1920s; and other family shots from the mid-1920s to the 1980s, including her husband, painter Frederic Penney with Millard Sheets and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer, painter, designer; California. Born 1903. Lovoos received formal art training at Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles where she learned to design rugs, textiles, murals, and illustrate children's books. As a writer and art historian, Lovoos has contributed richly to documenting Southern California art.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991-1993 by Janice Lovoos.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penney, Edmund F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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